Resume & Accolades

“The level of success of your results will be directly correlated to the expertise of the chosen practitioner.”

Growing up in San Carlos I have planted “deep roots” that nurture my love for the surrounding communities. While raising four fantastic people I participated in growing this community serving as President of Sequoia Parents Nursery School, President of White Oaks PTA, President of PTA San Carlos Coordinating Council, Brownie leader, Girl Scout leader, Cub Scouts den mother, Pro-Rec Committee for San Carlos a two year visionary committee of 20 citizens that formulated the outline for the future of San Carlos, choreographing and participating in 17 years of Chicken’s Ball and Kiwanis Variety Shows, and one of the three founders of the San Carlos Children’s Theater – establishing the theater’s non-profit status, first board of directors, president for 5 years and continuing supporter for 25 years!

My Real Estate career began as a Realtor® associate in San Carlos with Fox & Carskadon in 1991 and moved to RE/MAX Today in 1994, later Today Sotheby’s International Realty with brokerage franchise change in 2010. The following resume details my credentials, awards, accolades and contributions to the real estate industry through numerous speaking engagements.


Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) the highest designation awarded to sales associates in the real estate field. The Residential Sales Council recognizes professional accomplishments in experience and education: college credit in advanced real estate courses, years of experience as a residential real estate agent and documented sales volume and number of transactions.

Less than 2% of all Realtors have received this designation.

Graduate, Realtors Institute (GRI) designation represents 120 hours of advanced real estate classes beyond what is required to maintain licensing.
Less that 8% of all Realtors have received this certification.

Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) a designation awarded by the Senior Advantage Real Estate Council recognized by the National Association of Realtors. This designation demonstrates that Justine has the requisite knowledge, experience, insight and expertise to assist seniors in every aspect of real estate sales, decision-making and issues specific to seniors. Less than 1% of all Realtors have this certification.

Premier Agent – Zillow and Trulia
Member – San Mateo County Association of Realtors
Member – California Association of Realtors
Member – National Association of Realtors
Charter Member – Master Sales Society – 1997
Relocation Specialist Designation

Career Highlights:

#240 Rank State of California 2014: “America’s Best Real Estate Agents REAL Trends “, Top Real Estate Professionals by Transaction Volume

#65 Rank MSA San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 2014: “America’s Best Real Estate Agents REAL Trends” Top Real Estate Professionals by Transaction Volume

Awarded “FIVE STAR Professional” 2014, 2015, 2016: Largest and most widely published award program distinguishing outstanding agents in five criteria based on independent research – sales production level, professional excellence, deep industry knowledge, respect of peers and exceptional care for the people they serve.

Named #1 Agent in San Carlos 2011 by

Ranked #50 in California, #9 in Northern California: RE/MAX Int’l Realty 2009

Ranked #44 in CA, #11 in No. CA, #86 in United States: RE/MAX Int’l Realty 2008

Ranked #35 in California, #94 in United States: RE/MAX Int’l Realty 2005

Ranked #21 in CA, #42 in USA, #66 Internationally: RE/MAX Int’l Realty 2004

Diamond Award (Top 30 in CA): RE/MAX Int’l Realty 2004

Ranked #24 in CA, #46 in USA, #59 Internationally: RE/MAX Int’l Realty 2003


HALL OF FAME Lifetime award: RE/MAX Int’l 2000

Justine has appeared on KPIX Eyewitness News, Cable TV, Real Estate Webinars.

Justine has been guest speaker for National Association of Realtors Convention, Berkeley Board of Realtors, San Mateo County Board of Realtors, RE/MAX International Convention, Canada College, RE/MAX Regional Education Department, HobbsHerder Advertising Seminars, and Master Sales Academy.

Justine has been featured in National Real Estate Magazine, Broker/Agent of the Month Magazine and “RE/MAX Success Stories” New Light Stars Publications.

2014-present: Justine Ford & Associates
2010-2014: Today Sotheby’s International Realty
1995-2009: RE/MAX Today
1991-1995: Fox & Carskadon, BH&G Real Estate
1984-1991: Owner/Manager of Just For Dance, retail store specializing in clothing shoes and accessories for dance and exercise